In 2018, not lengthy after Drake dropped the video for “God’s Plan,” he stated it was one of the crucial necessary issues he’s ever executed. One yr later, the Grammy Award-winning lead single from Scorpion helped the megastar earn his first diamond plaque. The Recording Business Affiliation of America just lately introduced that “God’s Plan,” which topped the Billboard Scorching 100 for greater than 11 weeks, has formally been licensed 11 instances platinum.
Along with his newest accomplishment, Drizzy joins an unique membership that options solely 12 different rappers, together with Eminem and Tupac, who each have reached diamond standing at the least a couple of instances. To achieve diamond standing, an artist should promote at the least 10 million copies of a single or album.
Slim Shady, one of many highest-selling and all-around most profitable hip-hop artists ever, has crafted a variety of albums and singles which have bought in extra of 10 million copies. He is earned diamond plaques for the Rihanna-assisted “Love the Means You Lie,” 2010’s “Not Afraid” and his basic anthem “Lose Your self,” in addition to the albums The Eminem Present and The Marshall Mathers LP. Because of collaborations with pop stars like Justin Bieber, Robin Thicke and Katy Perry, Southern legends like Ludacris, T.I. and Juicy J have additionally landed spots in the diamond membership.